K’nex Education


 

#5081 K’nex DNA Set

The K’NEX DNA, Replication and Transcription set is designed to aid in teaching the structure and function of the nucleic acid molecules that make up DNA (deoxyribonucleic acids) and RNA (ribonucleic acids).  The Teacher’s Guide provides lessons designed to take students through three instructional modules:

I. DNA Structure  II. Replication & Transcription  III. Coding, Translation, and Mutations

This set includes 521 K’NEX parts – enough to build 19 DNA and mRNA models, up to two at a time!  Recommended for NZ Years 7-13. Building instructions and teacher’s guide included.

Suitable for ages 11-17.  Hire price: $15 for a term plus postage.

 

#4001 K’nex Intermediate Math & Geometry Set

Explore basic and complex Math & Geometry concepts with the K’NEX Education “Intermediate Math & Geometry”. This set includes a teacher’s guide as well as 28 activities for children to follow through while learning about maths concepts in a fun way. A great resource for the hands-on kinaesthetic learner.

Suitable for ages 8-12.  Hire price: $15 per term pp

   #1311  Intro to Simple Machines – Gears

This set provides colour-coded pieces and building instructions to build 7 different real-world models, one at a time. The models demonstrate examples of 2 spur, 2 crown and 2 sprocket gears. Comes with a building instructions booklet.

Suitable for ages 5+.  Hire price: $15 per term plus postage. (Hire with either Wheels or Pulleys and get two for $20).

 

 

#1341 K’nex  Intro to Simple Machines – Wheels Axles + Inclined Planes

This set provides colour-coded pieces and building instructions to build 7 different models, one at a time. The models help identify whether an axle turns a wheel or a wheel turns an axle. Children can differentiate between inclined plane, wedge and screw and test them to determine how they operate. Comes with a building instructions booklet.

Suitable for ages 7+.  Hire price: $15 per term pp. (Hire with either Gears or Pulleys and get two for $20).

 

#1321 K’nex Intro to Simple Machines – Levers and Pulleys

This set provides colour-coded pieces and building instructions to build 8 different real-world models, one at a time. The models demonstrate first, second and third class levers along with fixes, movable and combination pulleys. Comes with a building instructions booklet.

Suitable for ages 5+.  Hire price: $15 per term plus postage. (Hire with either Wheels or Gears and get two for $20).

K’nex Real Bridges Golden Gate Bridge

 #1331 K’nex Real Bridges – Huge Kit!
The Real Bridge Building Set supports the study of the history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges. It includes 2282 parts – enough to build 7, five to six foot long bridge replica models, two at a time!

The models include replicas of the Firth of Forth Cantilever Bridge (Scotland), Tower Bascale Bridge (London), Golden Gate Suspension Bridge (San Francisco), Chesapeake Bay Beam Bridge (Virginia Beach), Columbia River – Astoria Truss Bridge (Oregon), Sydney Harbour Arch Bridge (Australia) and the Dames Point Cable-Stayed Bridge (Jacksonville).  This kit comes with building instructions on CD and a teacher’s guide including design briefs.

Suitable for ages 8+.  Hire price: $25 per term pp

 

 #1303 Introduction to Structures – Bridges

207 parts, including special panels, to build 13 different key bridge types, one at a time
Accommodates 2-3 students working in a team and appropriate for elementary classrooms in years 4 through 6. STEM Concepts: bridge types, compression, tension, load, force, stress, cantilever construction, suspension technology and more.  Includes teacher’s guide and activity booklet.

Hire price:  $15 per term plus postage. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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K’NEX – Introduction to Bridge Structures Set

This set allows students to construct, investigate and experiment with various types of bridges from step-by-step, colour-coded instructions while encouraging them to research and report on historical bridges, bridge building projects and bridge disasters.

The models demonstrate 7 key bridge types: beam, truss, arch, cantilever, suspension, cablestayed and moveable/bascule.  This set comes with a building instructions booklet and a teacher guide on CD.

Suitable for ages 7+.  Hire price: $15 per term pp

 

 

 

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Kid K’NEX Life Cycles set

A great educational set as well as lots of fun! The Kid K’NEX Life Cycles set includes 213 pieces and specialty parts to build 9 models from 8 building cards, most of which are 1:1 correspondence cards.  All 9 models can be built simultaneously.

Suitable for ages 3+.  Hire price: $15 for a term plus postage.

 

 

 

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Kid K’NEX Transportation set

Another great kit from the K’nex Education Series – 229 Kid K’NEX pieces, including 36 wheels, 10 of which are ‘super sized’ and 6 are truck wheels.

Six two-sided, full color, building cards. Build all 9 models simultaneously from building cards.

Suitable for ages 4+.  Hire price: $15 for a term plus postage

 

 

 

 

 

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